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United States Open / King / Riggs Match #472373

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1973
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(Studio) Defending United States Open men's tennis champion beaten. Tennis fans eye women's champion, Billie Jean King, and match with Bobby Riggs. King says she's concentrating on United States Open this week, not Riggs. Tennis fans react to upcoming Riggs, King match. [KING - says it's difficult to look at Riggs match now. Glad to see spectator enthusiasm.] King's concentration on court obvious. [KING - believes Riggs' attempt to psych her out before game fruitless, but it's good publicity.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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